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Se her hva Ariba levert idag! Klippet fra CNBC:
Ariba First Internet B2B to Report Profit Earnings $0.05 and Revenues of $170.2 Million, up 625% Exceeds Expectations
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan 11, 2001 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Ariba, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARBA), the leading business-to-business (B2B) eCommerce platform and network services provider, today announced record results for the first quarter of fiscal 2001, ended December 31, 2000.
Revenues for the first quarter of fiscal 2001, are the largest for any quarter in Ariba's history at $170.2 million, up 625 percent from the same period last year. Net income for the quarter excluding certain non-cash charges was $14.0 million, or $0.05 per share, beating the First Call consensus estimate of $0.02 per share. During the corresponding quarter in fiscal 2000, the comparable net loss was $5.6 million, or a loss of $0.04 per share, excluding non-cash charges
Kommentar: 625% over forventningene!
In Q2 fiscal year 2001 we expect revenues in the range of $180-$185 million in revenue and EPS in Q2 in the range of $0.06 per share.
For FY2001, our revenue forecast is $780-$790 million. Our outlook for earnings growth is $0.25 - $0.26 per share for the year.
Kommentar: forventet eps growth var $0.18 !!
Ariba, Inc. is the leading business-to-business (B2B) eCommerce platform and network services provider. Through the Ariba B2B Commerce platform -- an open, end-to-end infrastructure of interoperable software solutions and hosted Web-based commerce services -- the company enables efficient online trade, integration and collaboration between B2B marketplaces, buyers, suppliers and commerce service providers. The reach and functionality of the Ariba B2B Commerce platform is designed to create Internet-driven economies of scale and process efficiencies for leading companies around the world.
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Kan vel være noe i de ryktene som går om at MED knuser forventningene til 4Q...